On that night during a gala at Winnipeg’s King’s Head Pub, Game On was presented with a 2018 Signature Award for Best Consumer Publication Design. The award was accepted by Martins-Karman, who has made Game On one of the best designed publications in the world. Joining her to accept the award was Linda Averbach, representing both Game On and Quantum Graphics.
Best Consumer Publication Design was one of 29 categories presented with awards by the Advertising Association of Winnipeg. This year’s judges were Jeff Simpson, Shelly Dwyer, Anthony Taffe and Albert Ianni from Arrivals + Departures of Halifax; Alex Rearick of LaPlaca Cohen in New York; Emma, Jake Grier and Ariel from LG2 Creative Agency in Toronto; and Fidel Pena, Mark Neil Balson, Ray Grainger and Julie McKinnon of Underline Studio in Toronto. All internationally recognized as leaders in the fields of art, design, publishing and advertising.